Introduction of Denmark
Scandinavian country in Northern Europe
bordering the Baltic and North Sea.
Official language: Danish
Capital city: Copenhagen
Nordic country located in Northern Europe.
Located southwest of Sweden and due south of
Norway and is bordered by the German state.
Natural resources; petroleum, gas, fish, salt,
limestone, gravel and sand.
Terrain: low and flat to gently rolling plains.
Temperate climate which means the winters
are mild and windy while the summers are
• Best time to travel is May through mid-
• Denmark has an average of 121 days per year
with precipitation, on average receiving a total
of 712 millimetres per year, autumn is the
wettest season and spring the driest.
• Copenhagen – First bike city in the world.
• Copenhagen Jazz Festival
• The Eastern tradition
• It is an amusement park.
• The Demon, The Monsoon, The Star Flyer, Vertigo and so much more.
Skive Water World
• Most attractive indoor water complex in Denmark.
• Large swimming pool, jacuzzi, slide, hot water pool, fitness centre and
• Legoland is a city of toys are made from small pieces of plastic are
becoming more sophisticated every day.
• Lego games were born here and in recognition of a miniature city built in
honor of its creator.
• Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark and is the largest city in Denmark.
• Last year's metropolitan city full of ancient buildings have been selected as
the fourth city of the future top 50 European cities after London, Paris,
Little Mermaid Statue
• Little Mermaid is Copenhagen pride.
• Little Mermaid is a statue of a mermaid mascot.
• The statue was inaugurated in 1913 and became one of the attractions of
the most visited tourist is in Langline, Copenhagen harbor.
INTRODUCTION OF SWEDEN
Sweden is a country located in Northern Europe bordering
the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak.
Neighbouring countries include Finland, Norway, and
Sweden boasts a strategic location along Danish Straits
linking Baltic and North Seas.
The geography of Sweden is mostly flat with mountains in
the west. The government system is a constitutional
monarchy. The chief of state is the King and the head of
government is the Prime Minister.
Sweden has a mixed economic system in which there is a
variety of private freedom, combined with centralized
economic planning and government regulation. Sweden is a
member of the European Union (EU).
Geography of sweden
• Sweden's northernmost point is Treriksröset, in the Lapland
province, where the borders of Sweden, Norway, and Finland meet.
The closest Swedish city to the area is Kiruna, which is Sweden's
• Sweden’s southernmost point is in the harbour of the fishing village
Smygehuk, near the city of Trelleborg, which borders the Baltic Sea.
At the pier of the harbour, a signpost displays the exact position of
the point, as well as the distance to Treriksröset, Stockholm, Berlin,
Paris, and Moscow.
• Sweden's westernmost point is on Stora Drammen, an islet in
Skagerrack outside the coast of Bohuslän. Seabirds and harbor seals
have colonies on the islet, but it is uninhabited by humans.
• Sweden's easternmost point is on Kataja, an islet south of
Haparanda in the Bothnian Bay. The islet is divided between
Sweden and Finland.
CLIMATE OF SWEDEN
Sweden has a much milder climate than most other regions
of the world that lie as far north. Sweden's climate is
influenced by the Gulf Stream, a warm ocean stream that
flows off Norway's west coast. Sweden's many lakes and the
gulfs of Bothnia give Sweden generally a relatively mild
July temperatures in Sweden average 13 to 17 C. February
is usually Sweden's coldest month, with temperatures from -
22 to -3 C. In northern Sweden, winter temperatures often
drop to -30 C, sometimes even lower. Snow covers the
ground in southern Sweden from December to April, and in
northern Sweden the first snowfall is often already in
October. Most of the country is icebound in winter, but
special icebreaking boats keep the major ports open.
Northern Sweden lies in the Land off the Midnight Sun and so
has continuous daylight during part of the summer. The number of
days of continuous daylight increases as one goes farther north.
Southern Sweden never has continuous daylight, though it averages
19 hours of daylight a day in midsummer. In winter, Sweden has
similar periods of continuous darkness.
In the northernmost areas of the country the sun never rises
above the horizon for about 2 months. Southern Finland has some
daylight each day, though it receives only about 6 hours of daylight
a day in midwinter. The winter night sky-especially in the northern
areas- often becomes enriched with brilliant displays of the aurora
borealis or Northern Lights.
The Swedish people are very conscious of their lifestyle; they
do not like to be too showy, they love to share and they live in
moderation. Swedes are very conscious of how they live
affects people around them, as well as the environment. A
concept Swedes live by is Logom, which means “just enough”.
Most Swedes live in towns and cities and have small families.
Their homes are spacious and bright and are insulated well to
keep them warm in the winter.
There are also many famous pop singers
that have come from Sweden. These include
Abba, Ace of Base, Roxette, and The
Cardigans. Swedes also enjoy the symphony
The national costume of Swedes is still
worn on special occasions. The men’s
national costume consists of embroidered
waistcoats, breeches and felt hats. The
women’s costume consists of a flared
skirt, brightly coloured apron, a waistcoat
Sweden is famous for the popular Smörgåsbord, a large buffet
filled with fish, meats, cheeses, salads, omelets, stuffed cabbage
and sweets. Soups are also popular in Sweden.
SPORT AND HEALTH
There are a wide variety of sports in Sweden. Popular sports
soccer, tennis, surfing, swimming, golf, skating, skiing, running
and hockey. Most Swedes receive about 4 weeks of paid
vacation per year and they often travel to the countryside to
enjoy various outdoor activities.
The Swedes have a vibrant folk culture and enjoy many
wonderful crafts, known for their high quality. Woodworking is
popular in Sweden and tables, chests and small carved objects
are handsome works of art
• Sweden is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway
and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund.
• At 450,295 square kilometers , Sweden is the third-largest country in the European
Union by area, with a total population of about 9.5 million. Sweden's capital city is
Stockholm, which is also the largest city. Since the early 19th century Sweden has
generally been at peace and has largely avoided war.
• Today, Sweden is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy form
of government and a highly developed economy. Sweden has the world's eighth-
highest per capital income. In 2011, it ranked fourth in the world in The
Economist's Democracy Index, seventh in the 2013 United Nations' Human
Development Index and third on the 2012 Legatum Prosperity Index.
• In 2012, the World Economic Forum ranked Sweden as the fourth-most
competitive country in the world. According to the United Nations, it has the third-
lowest infant mortality rate in the world. In 2010, Sweden also had one of the
lowest Gini coefficients of all developed countries making Sweden one of the
world's most equal countries in terms of income.
• In 2013, The Economist declared that the Nordic countries "are probably the best-
governed in the world," with Sweden in first place. Also in 2013, The Reputation
Institute declared Sweden to be the 2nd most reputable country on earth.
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